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Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate (24 May 2022)

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Island Communities (24 May 2022)

Island Communities

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Island Communities (24 May 2022)

Éamon Ó Cuív: There was an understanding in the previous Dáil that the Minister would come in and, if the Minister was not available, the Deputy would have the option of deferring the matter until the Minister was available to come into the House. No such option was afforded to me. We are back to the bad old days. Bad habits die hard in this House. The Acting Chairman has been here much longer...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Island Communities (24 May 2022)

James Browne: I thank the Deputy for raising this important matter. The sustainability of communities on our offshore islands is a core objective of the Government as set out in the rural development policy for 2021 to 2025, Our Rural Future. The policy acknowledges the importance to island communities of access to reliable, safe and affordable connectivity services to and from the mainland. Contracts...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Island Communities (24 May 2022)

Éamon Ó Cuív: The Minister of State is a very fair and, more important, highly intelligent man. I am sure he was embarrassed reading that out. The red herring of the PSO Donegal and Kerry services can be put aside because there are buses going to Donegal and buses and trains going to Kerry, right to the airport in the case of Kerry. It does not quite work that way when you are trying to get to an...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Legislative Measures (24 May 2022)

Helen McEntee: On the last point, only this weekend the son of somebody I know fell off the very top of a slide and fractured his arm. It is not possible to sue somebody because it is an accident that happened at home. Given how the law is written, even if there is a sign up in a playground, a "Floor wet" sign in a shop or a sign that states "Enter at your own risk", it does not seem to matter in the...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

An Garda Síochána

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Martin Kenny: 14. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the current status of the report of the high-level group considering the role of An Garda Síochána in the prosecution system; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26065/22]

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Martin Kenny: I want to find out the current status of the report on the high-level group considering the role of An Garda Síochána in the prosecution system and would like the Minister to make a statement on the matter.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Helen McEntee: As the Deputy will be aware, the recommendation of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland on this issue was accepted in principle at the time of publication, subject to further evaluation of the implications, including resource implications, how best it might be achieved and the timing of implementation. A high-level review group, HLRG, on the role of An Garda Síochána...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Martin Kenny: It is going to be a busy couple of weeks. I am aware of the work done on this. It needs to be considered very carefully because it is quite unusual that the investigating authority or service is also the prosecuting service. That is the case regarding many aspects of what An Garda Síochána does. Other jurisdictions have a different system that has served them better. The...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Helen McEntee: I acknowledge the independence of the Office of the DPP and the great work carried out by it in conjunction with An Garda. It is important, however, to ensure that we update our legislation, the office and how it operates. The group is engaging with academics and relevant experts and examining other jurisdictions, as the Deputy has mentioned. It has considered the experience of common law...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Martin Kenny: Will the report cover the oversight of investigations? In most other jurisdictions, there is some form of judicial oversight, particularly regarding serious crime, to ensure that everything is done correctly and properly. There is a barrister or other individual in charge of the investigation to ensure everything is done as it should be. That majority of Garda investigations, even the most...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Helen McEntee: The DPP is independent of my office and has the power to issue directions in all cases to An Garda, and An Garda must comply. Where the Garda does not comply and where concerns are raised, the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission, GSOC, has a role. Individuals with specific concerns can go to it and gardaí can raise concerns themselves. The review covers several areas, and I...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

An Garda Síochána

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Bríd Smith: 15. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the details of proposals by the Government to reform GSOC; the accountability or oversight by Dáil Éireann or by another body that the current structure allows for; the mechanism that is available to revisit previous commission investigations that may have failed to discover facts or wrongdoing; and if she will make...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Bríd Smith: My question relates to the final point the Minister made in respect of the previous question, namely, GSOC and the role it plays. Could she give details on the plan to reform GSOC, the accountability or oversight by Dáil Éireann or another body that the current structure allows for and the mechanism available to revisit GSOC investigations that may have failed to discover facts or...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Bernard Durkan: Unfortunately, we are out of time.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Bríd Smith: Will we have the ability to look back at cases that clearly failed?

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: An Garda Síochána (24 May 2022)

Helen McEntee: I will give a very short reply. The policing, security and community safety Bill contains proposals for the improvement of GSOC. These are to expand the remit of the body to include Garda staff and allegations that come to light other than by way of a complaint from a member of the public and provide that all complaints, other than minor service-level-type complaints, will be investigated...

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